Most women know that there’s a time in their life when they’ll go through a hormonal shift, resulting in huge changes to their bodies. This change typically occurs in women in their early 50s, although it can sometimes occur earlier or even throughout your late 50s. The change we’re talking about? Menopause.
Millions of women experience urinary incontinence (UI) which occurs when the pelvic muscles weaken resulting in unintentional bladder “leaks” or an inability to control the bladder.
It can be a little frustrating to learn that certain health risks are out of your control, but a new study released by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology has indicated that the onset of menopause can raise a woman’s risk for heart disease.